Mark Mosher has been putting together some rad posts on his Modulate This blog. One of the recent ones that struck a chord for me was this one about focusing on a small set of instruments. It's a smart idea echoed by many electronic musicians that i've met - yet some of us (me) seem… Continue reading I’ve got the Morph baby, you’ve got Leap Motion!
Thoughts on abstraction and concréte Recently I watched Jupiter Ascending at a cinema empty enough that the management clearly decided it wasn't worth air-conditioning. Early on there is a battle sequence between greys in transforming spaceships and the jet-booted dog/man/hero. It was amazing. A completely engrossing, seemingly chaotic yet clearly well choreographed combination of green… Continue reading a synthesized horizon
I've been quiet for a while as my father, George Henry Barrett, passed away on the 12th of March. He was 86 and had spent the last 2 years in and out of hospital due to the advancement of his emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis. During those last years I spent slightly less hours than I would have… Continue reading Scattering the ashes